The victory was all the sweeter for Ryan and the team as it was their debut with the DINAN BMW engine – but they had to do it the hard way.
Gustavo Yacaman teams with AJ Allmendinger in the No. 6 Tuvacol/Curb Records/AERO Daytona Prototype Ford-Riley this weekend in Indianapolis.
It was the third consecutive DP pole this season for Jordan Taylor, 22, who will share the car in the race Friday with veteran Max Angelelli.
Rum Bum, Compass360 look to pad championship leads in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.
The Ohio-based squad brings a new sponsor and a new driver line-up for the Brickyard Grand Prix event and with two strong race entries.
AJ Allmendinger lost his ride last year due to failing the NASCAR random drug test. He ended up in the NASCAR Road to Recovery and made his return to racing. Now it appears his former team boss will give him a shot in an IndyCar.
Shank believes that an appeal would not change the outcome of the penalty on the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley. The infraction was based on how the motor was set up for the testing process. He hopes this process will be improved.
Michael Shank, owner of the No. 60 Ford Riley: We are as surprised about this as anyone.
Third-placed No. 60 Team in GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series fined and penalized. Penalties will change the team, drivers and manufacturer standings.
MSR's Michael Valiante was the fastest Ford in the Rolex 24 at Daytona qualifying.
The Ford powered Riley MSR team is ready to defend Rolex 24 victory after double-podium result in 2012.
The defending Daytona 24H champions picked up right where they left off. The team led 5 of 8 testing sessions at Daytona this weekend.
Defending Rolex 24 DP and GT winners were the fastest in the opener of three days of January testing. Donohue was fastest in the new GX class.
Michael Shank Racing press release
Pat Jennings, Grand-Am correspondent
Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian press release